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Pronto operator Alta Bicycle Share bought by New York company

Rumors have been swirling around for months now, but Alta Bicycle Share officially announced Tuesday that they have been bought by a New York-based investment group. Alta Bicycle Share operates many of the biggest bike share systems in the US … Continue reading

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I test ride a Pronto bike (and yes, it can climb hills)

Pronto Cycle Share has a couple prototypes of the 500 public bikes they will put into service around the city center and the U District in September, and I had the chance recently to test one out. The bike is … Continue reading

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Seattle-based system will pioneer new bike share partnership + Hiring manager

It’s almost official, bike share is coming to Seattle. Puget Sound Bike Share announced Thursday that they have entered into a deal that would utilize a redesigned partnership between Alta Bicycle Share and 8D Technologies to launch a Seattle-based system … Continue reading

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Puget Sound Bike Share ‘optimistic’ about sponsorships, supplier troubles

Bike share boosters across the nation are biting their nails this week as Nice Ride, the Minneapolis public bikes organization, is pursuing legal action against Montreal-based PBSC. The problem is complicated, but the short version is that PBSC supplies the … Continue reading

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OMG! Somebody pedaled a Capital Bikeshare all the way to Seattle?!?! (not really)

I received so many messages yesterday from people who saw this Washington DC Capital Bikeshare bike locked up in Seattle. It even led to a completely baffled post on DCist. Did someone really ride a bike share bike 3,000 miles … Continue reading

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Alta selected to build and operate Seattle bike share system

Portland-based Alta Bicycle Share will build and operate Puget Sound Bike Share‘s planned system, the organization announced Tuesday. Alta has also recently won contracts in Portland, Vancouver BC and San Francisco, and the company last week launched what will be … Continue reading

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